COVID 19 infection claims 10 more lives, toll 435 in J&K

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 8/6/2020 11:48:16 AM

90 travellers among 570 new cases, total 24,350

JAMMU, Aug 5: The deadly Coronavirus on Wednesday claimed ten more lives, thus taking the toll of deaths due to COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir to 435.
Officials told that patients who died in J&K included a 50-year-old woman from Kupwara, a 70-year old woman from Sirhama Bijbehara, a 65-year-old man from SK colony Anantnag and a 65-year-old man from Pattan Baramulla.
An official from SKIMS said that a 70-year-old woman from Sirhama Bijbehara who was admitted on 25 July and a 65-year-old man from SK Colony Anantnag who was admitted on 02 August died at SKIMS on Wednesday.
An official from CD hospital Srinagar said that a 50-year-old woman from Kupwara who was admitted on 28 July died on Wednesday.
An official from SMHS told that a 65-year-old man from Pattan Baramulla who was admitted a few days ago, was tested positive after his death.
With four more deaths, the death toll related to COVID-19 has reached to 429 including 393 from Kashmir division and 31 from Jammu division.
Meanwhile the Jammu and Kashmir reported 570 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 100 from Jammu division and 470 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 24,350.
Moreover, 388 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 91 from Jammu Division and 297 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 22955 positive cases, 7285 are Active Positive, 15244 have recovered and 426 have died; 31 in Jammu division and 395 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 679415 test results available, 656460 samples have been tested as negative till August 05, 2020.
Additionally, till date 379311 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 43206 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 7285 in isolation and 43604 under home surveillance. Besides, 284790 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 5590 positive cases (including 160 cases reported today) with 2400 Active Positive, 3049 recovered (including 55 cases recovered today), 141 deaths; Baramulla has 1997 positive cases (including 29 cases reported today) with 393 Active Positive, 1531 recovered (including 79 cases recovered today), 73 deaths; Pulwama reported 1733 positive cases (including 105 cases reported today) with 758 active positive cases and 951 recovered (including 70 cases recovered today) and 24 deaths; Kulgam has 1552 positive cases (including 27 cases reported today) with 186 Active Positive and 1337 recoveries (including 15 cases recovered today) and 29 deaths; Shopian has 1492 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 213 Active Positive, 1256 recovered (including 18 cases recovered today) and 23 deaths; Anantnag district has 1417 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 260 Active Positive, 1129 recovered (including 14 cases recovered today), 28 deaths; Budgam has 1386 positive cases (including 41 cases reported today) with 453 Active Positive and 900 recovered (including 22 cases recovered today) cases and 33 deaths; Kupwara has 1163 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 185 Active Positive, 957 recovered (including 17 cases recovered today), 21 deaths; Bandipora has 865 positive cases (including 44 cases reported today) with 310 Active Positive, 539 recovered (including 07 cases recovered today) and 16 deaths and Ganderbal has 560 positive cases (including 41 cases reported today) with 222 active positive cases and 331 recoveries and 07 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 1361 positive cases (including 61 cases reported today) with 626 active positive cases and 714 recoveries (including 18 cases recovered today), 21 deaths; Rajouri has 746 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 259 active positive cases, 485 recovered (including 34 cases recovered today), 02 deaths; Ramban has 574 positive cases with 131 active positive, 442 recoveries, 01 death; Kathua has 559 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 131 Active positive, 427 recovered (including 16 cases recovered today), 01 death; Udhampur has 593 positive cases (including 12 cases reported today) with 219 active positive cases, 372 recovered (including 08 cases recovered today), 02 death; Samba has 462 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 174 Active Positive and 287 recoveries (including 07 cases recovered today), 01 death; Doda has 299 positive cases with 79 active positive cases, 218 recoveries (including 01 recovery today), 02 deaths; Poonch has 251 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 95 active positive, 155 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today),01 death; Reasi has 198 positive cases with 138 active positive, 60 recoveries and Kishtwar has 157 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 53 active positive cases; 104 recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today).
According to the bulletin, of the total 22955 positive cases in J&K 4683 have been reported as travelers while 18272 as others.
The Bulletin said that the breakup represents districts from which the patients have been traced or are ordinarily residing.



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